Nicholas H One of my favourite things to do pre-covid19 was going to events about writing, mental health, black mental health or being a creative. I went because events like this keep me going. They keep me inspired. They keep me abreast regarding mental health topics. And most of all, I get to see the … Continue reading Talks with Strangers: Perspectives on Mental Health pre-covid19
“We are in this together,” has been an emotionally provoking statement for a lot of people as we are not all really in this together! Due to many socioeconomic factors we are definitely not experiencing this in the same way. And for those who live with mental illness, I can 110% tell you they are … Continue reading 17 ways to support family or friends living with mental illness during covid19, Part II
Today I thought I would go over a list of things you can do for your loved ones who struggle with mental illness and what was helpful for me. We are in unprecedented times because of covid19 and we are all vulnerable to mental health issues. For those of us who already live with mental … Continue reading 17 ways to support family & friends living with mental illness during covid19, Part I
Now this has happened twice to me in the last year. But even the second time I feel hella good doing it/not standing for it. And that is odd for me because sometimes I can get down on myself instead. I am just too old for this foolishness. After meeting a suitor on Tinder (which … Continue reading When a man doesn’t drive you home. A dealbreaker? Hell yes!
In my most desperate times, I see suicide as a possible release. A release from the depression, the negative thoughts, the strain and suffering. I truly see it as that and nothing more. At times, I've compared it to physician-assisted death, to myself only because I know a lot of people would feel differently. But … Continue reading Is Suicide A Selfish Act?
Depression is draining as f**k. Not only to experience it but to lend someone an ear to listen or a shoulder to cry on, just by association it can suck the life out of you. And this is why I advise you to befriend as many people as possible. It sounds drastic but after fifteen … Continue reading Depressed? You’re Going to Need A lot of Friends